I saw an interesting article on Wired today dealing with very short stories. The premise was that Hemmingway wrote a story in just six words and said it was his best work. So, they asked several writers to come up with their own very short stories. I particularly like this one by Joss Whedon, though I would like to read the rest of the story:
Gown Removed Carelessly. Head, less so.
– Joss Whedon
This one was pretty good too:
TIME MACHINE REACHES FUTURE!!! … nobody there …
– Harry Harrison
Anyone brave enough can post their “very short story” in the comments of this post.
Ok, here is my “very short story”:
The cold river flowed. I sank.